While some stars plan to continue tours that began in 2017, many new tours will start up in the new year.
Chris Young’s Losing Sleep tour is set to begin on January 11th in Indianapolis, IN. So far, 20 dates have been announced. Kane Brown, LANCO, Morgan Evans and Dee Jay Silver will be along for the ride.
Miranda Lambert will begin her Livin’ Like Hippies tour on January 18th in Greenville, South Carolina. Jon Pardi and others will open the shows.
Brantley Gilbert’s The Ones That Like Me tour will get going on February 1st in Worcester, MA. Aaron Lewis and Josh Phillips are openers.
Little Big Town’s The Breakers tour kicks off on February 8th in Oklahoma City, OK. Kacey Musgraves and Midland will serve as openers.
Blake Shelton’s Country Music Freaks tour starts its 14-date run on February 15th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The shows will feature Brett Eldredge, Carly Pearce and Trace Adkins.
Cole Swindell has plotted his very first arena headlining tour in 2018. The Reason to Drink tour, featuring Chris Janson and Lauren Alaina, kicks off on February 15th in Allentown, PA.
Although Luke Bryan has only announced 10 dates on his What Makes You Country tour, it’s sure to be one of the biggest of the year. With Kip Moore and The Cadillac Three as openers, the tour begins on February 16th in Springfield, MO.
Thomas Rhett’s Life Changes tour will get going on April 5th and hit 30 cities. Brett Young will serve as the main opener, with Russell Dickerson, Jillian Jacqueline and Carly Pearce (joining on the first leg) and Midland (on the second).
After taking a year off from touring, Kenny Chesney will head back on the road in 2018 in the Trip Around the Sun tour. The 18 stadium dates kick off on April 21st in Tampa, Florida, with Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion and Brandon Lay opening. Dierks Bentley and Brothers Osborne will also be on hand at the tour’s final stop — Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts on August 24th.
Shania Twain has tour plans for 2018, beginning May 3rd in Tacoma, Washington. She’ll hit more than 40 U.S. cities before wrapping up in Las Vegas on August 4th.